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Mesapamea secalis

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Kingdom  Animalia
Family  Noctuidae
Scientific name  Mesapamea secalis
Rank  Species
Phylum  Arthropoda
Genus  Mesapamea
Higher classification  Mesapamea
Mesapamea secalis Bestimmungshilfe des Lepiforums Mesapamea Secalis
Similar  Butterflies and moths, Apamea monoglypha, Noctuidae, Marbled minor, Lesser broad‑bordered yellow un

The common rustic (Mesapamea secalis) is a moth of the Noctuidae family. It is found in Europe, north-west Africa, Turkey and northern Iran.

Mesapamea secalis Bestimmungshilfe des Lepiforums Mesapamea Secalis

The species was formerly considered the same species as the lesser common rustic (Mesapamea didyma) and Remm's rustic (Mesapamea remmi). All three were raised to species level.

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The wingspan is 27–30 mm. Adults are on wing from July to August depending on the location.

The larvae feed on the stems of various grasses, including Gramineae, Phleum and Alopecurus species, Triticum aestivum, Secale cereale, Elytrigia repens, Elymus arenarius, Dactylis glomerata and Festuca arundinacea.

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References

Mesapamea secalis Wikipedia


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